14 February 2019

February Members’ Monthly Meeting 14 February 2019 (Thursday) – A Visit to the Azores Islands Speaker: Professor Vincent Wong Wai Shing Language: English Professor Wong, a regular speaker at our meetings, travels widely and frequently to unusual and beautiful parts of our world. Come along and hear about this autonomous region…

10 January 2019

January Members’ Monthly Meeting 10 January 2019 (Thursday) – The Classification and Grading of Opal Speaker: Mr. Eddy Wong Language: Cantonese Eddy Wong’s father has been involved in the Australian opal trade since 1979, from buying raw material up to lapidary. Now Eddy has taken charge of the opal polishing and jewellery manufacturing factory and he will share his know ledge and experience with us. He will talk about different opal producing localities around the world, the differences between the localities and the opal…

13 December 2018

December Members’ Monthly Meeting 13 December 2018 (Thursday) – External & Internal World of Crystal Twinning Speaker : Dr. Edward Liu Shang I Language : English/Cantonese Edward shall be speaking about the fascinating subject of the feature when two separate crystals share some of the same lattice points in a…

2018/12 – Chenzhou Field Trip

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8 November 2018

November Members’ Monthly Meeting 8 November 2018 (Thursday) – Mineral Collecting in Cornwall Speaker : Mr. Jolyon Ralph Language : English Jolyon needs very little introduction to our members. As the founder of the fabulous source of information relating to minerals, Mindat.org, Jolyon travels the world extensively adding to his…

11 October 2018

October Members’ Monthly Meeting 11 October 2018 (Thursday) – An introduction to Sensitive and Unstable minerals Speaker:Mr. S.K. Lai Language:English & CantoneseRocks and minerals looks robust and eternal, but in fact most of them will react with the enviroment and be altered or damaged.  Some specimens may need special attention.  In this talk,…